Press Center

Media Contact: Jennifer Benka
Executive Director
[email protected], (212) 274-0343

Feb 27 2018

The Academy of American Poets is pleased to announce Camille Lannan has joined its Board of Directors. Camille is joining the other 18 current Directors of the organization, who oversee the organization's strategic plan and capacity, and help champion poets, poetry, and the Academy's unique programmatic contributions.

Feb 26 2018

This March the more than twenty organizations in ten cities nationwide that compose the Poetry Coalition will launch Where My Dreaming and My Loving Live: Poetry & the Body, the coalition’s second annual programming initiative. For this collaborative effort, each organization will bring its unique mission to the task of presenting programs and projects on the theme of the body.

Feb 22 2018

We, the Chancellors of the Academy of American Poets, express our strongest possible support for federal funding for the arts and humanities, specifically for the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Feb 20 2018

To help guide and champion the organization’s growing Education Program, the Academy of American Poets has established an Education Advisory Council comprised of leaders in poetry, education, and technology.